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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in seven cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; Cary, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Hendersonville, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; Tampa, Florida and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Remediation Group Leader — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Professional Engineer to lead our Remediation team and help our clients succeed. You should have 10+ years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation, as well as your P.E. license in both North Carolina and South Carolina. This position requires the ability to manage deadlines and deliverables, while also delegating tasks to team members. This role requires  occasional travel to remote project sites.

Position snapshot:

The Remediation Group Leader will oversee remediation projects that address affected soil, sediment, and groundwater. You will prepare or direct the following:

  • Feasibility studies for remedial action alternatives
  • Conceptual remediation plans
  • Remedial action figures and drawings
  • Engineering design plans and drawings for remedial action systems as the engineer of record
  • Implementation of remedial systems
  • Operation and maintenance of remedial systems, particularly in identifying problems and assisting with correcting the identified problems
  • Mentor group members and other company professionals
Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • Master’s degree in relevant field a plus
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in environmental remediation
  • Professional Engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • Proficient in written and oral skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER-trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Surveying Manager — Lexington, KY
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Surveying Manager who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in survey field work and leadership. Experience operating UAS/drones is preferred. This position is based out of our Lexington, KY office and requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other engineering/surveying/environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Position snapshot:

The Surveying Manager will be required to perform surveys, manage staff and coordinate with other survey crew(s) providing survey support for engineering and environmental projects. The Surveying Manager will interact with clients and be responsible for managing deliverables from the survey crew(s). The Surveying Manager will occasionally be required to contribute to CAD work in the office and should be an experienced licensed drone pilot.

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate in engineering or surveying-related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Drone pilot license or ability to obtain
  • NCEES record
  • Licensed Professional Surveyor in Kentucky required, additional states preferred
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Experienced Hydrogeologist — Tampa, FL
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a licensed hydrogeologist with the expertise to help our clients succeed. The position requires competency in hydrogeologic, hydrologic, and engineering principles related to surface and groundwater systems, groundwater modeling (analytic/numeric), irrigation technology, potable water systems, well construction, pumped system hydraulics, and open channel flow hydraulics, environmental systems, and compliance-related issues, natural system(s) assessment and restoration, environmental sampling, wetland system assessment, solid waste system environmental compliance (multiple media to include surface/groundwater/leachate/LFG).  The position primarily uses this information to assist in facility operations for solid waste and/or water resource-related projects.  The position requires routine travel from the employee’s assigned station to various locations throughout southwest, south, and west-central Florida.

Position snapshot:

The following is a summary of what you’ll accomplish in this position:

  • Development/completion of permit applications (Water Use/Consumptive Use Permits, Environmental Resource Permits, Solid Waste Permits).
  • Design and implement field programs to support environmental assessments, geotechnical evaluations both surface and sub-surface, exploratory drilling programs to identify and evaluate hydrogeologic properties of soil materials encountered during drilling operations.
  • Coordinate and execute pre-application meetings with regulatory agencies.
  • Assess ‘impact’ based on surface and groundwater pumping using analytic and numeric models.
  • Coordinate routine compliance inspections with local regulatory agencies within west-central Florida.
  • Responsible for the completion of requisite compliance reports (e.g. SWFWMD, FDEP).
  • Responsible for data analyses to include the production of maps and various mapping products which assist in the environmental reporting and management of various facilities and projects. An understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the willingness to learn new applications is required.
  • Provide support to other company programs and market sectors to build a successful regional office.
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, environmental science, engineering (environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering), or related field. Master’s degree in groundwater sciences, engineering, or related fields is a plus.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a State of Florida Professional Geologist/Engineer License or alternative professional certifications and or licenses is preferable.
  • Minimum 8-12 years of experience
  • Strong background in the principles and practices of geology and groundwater movement/hydrogeology, water resource development, regulation and management.
  • Experience with groundwater flow model(s) including the Southwest Florida Water Management District – Districtwide Regulation Model (DWRM), agricultural water use demand model(s).
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors.
  • GIS experience preferable.
  • Ability to review and evaluate aquifer performance test designs as well as groundwater and surface water monitoring plans.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
  • Experience with or willingness to learn client relations preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application